Rhode Island College

Providence, RI

Rhode Island College

Providence, RI

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$10,260

$24,735

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
450
75th
540
25th
420
75th
25
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

31%

male

69%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,827
Declined 882
Total Received 4,709
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Public

7,259

undergraduate students

1,431

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Rhode Island College, founded in 1854, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 180-acre campus is located in a residential area of Providence.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 8,690
Established in 1854
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

180-acre campus in Providence (population: 180,393), 50 miles from Boston. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Rhode Island College
600 Mount Pleasant Avenue
Providence, RI
02908

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
14%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
450
75th
540
25th
420
75th
25
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) March 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,827
Declined 882
Total Received 4,709

Admissions Factors

Required

Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

76%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,674

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,835
Room $7,210
Board $5,450
Additional fees $1,425
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $24,120
Average Financial Aid - $5,674
Total with Avg. Aid $18,446

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $13,837,985
State $2,022,638
Institutional $6,114,612
Other external $1,292,296
Total $23,267,531

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $324,268
Other external $163,201
Total $487,469

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 401 456-8033
F: 401 456-8686
vgomes@ric.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

ice hockey, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, indoor soccer, kickball, swimming, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, Wiffle ball, yoga, Zumba

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Little East Conference, New England College Wrestling Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
African-American/Black Studies.
Anthropology, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Biochemistry.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
Computer Science.
Counseling Psychology.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Dance, General.
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities.
Educational Psychology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Chemistry.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
French Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
French Studies.
Geography.
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
Health Teacher Education.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Intermedia/Multimedia.
Journalism.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Latin American Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Medical Staff Services Technology/Technician.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist.
Nurse Anesthetist.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Operations Management and Supervision.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics Teacher Education.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Portuguese Language and Literature.
Psychology, General.
Psychology, Other.
Public Administration.
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
Public/Applied History.
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer.
Reading Teacher Education.
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Special Education and Teaching, Other.
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Technical Teacher Education.
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
Women's Studies.
Youth Services/Administration.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Management

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-veterinary science

8,690

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

7,259
students

Female
69%
4,986

Male
31%
2,273

16%

1,431
students

Female
78%
1,119

Male
22%
312

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

73%

5,285
students

Female
69%
3,658

Male
31%
1,627

27%

1,974
students

Female
67%
1,328

Male
33%
646

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 1

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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